Sever by Lauren DeStefano

By: Lauren DeStefano

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ISBN
9780007483518
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
320
Dimensions
234 x 153mm

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The third book in The Chemical Garden Trilogy, following on from WITHER and FEVER.
What if you knew exactly when you would die? Thanks to modern science, every human being has become a ticking genetic time bomb -- males only live to age twenty-five and females only live to age twenty. In this bleak landscape, young girls are kidnapped and forced into polygamous marriages to keep the population from dying out.
When sixteen-year-old Rhine Ellery is taken by the Gatherers to become a bride, she enters a world of wealth and privilege. Despite her husband Linden's geniune love for her, and a tenuous trust amoung her sister wives, Rhine has one purpose: to escape -- to find her twin brother and go home.
But Rhine has more to contend with than losing her freedom. Linden's eccentric father is bent on finding an antidote to the genetic virus that is getting closer to taking his son, even if it means collecting corpses in order to test his experiments. With the help of Gabriel, a servant she trusts, Rhine attempts to break free, in the limited time she has left.
ISBN:
9780007483518
Publication Date:
26 / 02 / 2013
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
234 x 153mm

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